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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 28' South, Longitude: 141° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.54 meters/second, 1665.1 km/hour, 1034.7 miles/hour or 899.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1034.72 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 33.2"5.24 miwest0° 23' 05.2"26.44 misouth26.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 4° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"948.67 miwest0° 04' 26.3"5.09 minorth948.47 mi
24 hours11° 31' 49.0"753.27 mieast1° 21' 20.3"93.26 minorth755.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 11:20 AM251 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mount HagenThu 12:20 PM301 km187 miles162 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeThu 12:20 PM617 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 12:20 PM804 km499 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariThu 11:20 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsThu 12:20 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 11:50 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 11:20 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 11:20 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaThu 12:20 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmNorth N
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